Hudson McKenzie

Hudson McKenzie

Hudson McKenzie is a Global Immigration law firm enabling individuals to work and live around the world.

A World of Difference in Immigration

Our mission is to deliver exceptional immigration services to our clients. Our professionals make the complex simple taking care of the intricate details.

Globally Minded, Local Expertise and International Depth. The experience is enhanced by our dedicated team members who care about providing the best experiences for you and your people.

With deep industry experience and unparalleled insights on the future of immigration, we are able to craft immigration programmes that will empower companies to attract, retain and develop top performers.

Whether the size of the programme is large or small, long-standing or new to the organisation, we will function as an extension of the company’s in-house team. We take the time to fully understand and develop tailored, technology-enabled solutions for specific challenges, which means companies can expect both flawless execution and a consultative approach.

Our latest tools ensure compliance is streamlined, and you and your people always have access to what you need. We offer the full range of inbound UK and outbound immigration services across 150 countries to a range of corporate clients across diverse sectors, including major international organisations, SMEs and mid-sized companies who are among the world’s best-known and dynamic organisations.

We know what makes it work.

Business Immigration - UK

Our UK immigration team offers the full spectrum of UK immigration services to businesses and their assignees, wherever they are in the world.

With over 1000 immigration specialists within our vendor network (‘Best Friends’ Network) across the globe, you will have a dedicated UK based consultant working alongside you and your assignees every step of the way.


  • Sponsor Licences and Audits
  • Tier 2 (General) and Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer) visa applications
  • Issuing Certificates of Sponsorship
  • Managing Sponsor Management System (SMS)
  • Issues surrounding illegal working and compliance
  • Short-term Assignment Planning
  • Business Visit Visas
  • Temporary Work and Residence Permits
  • Entry Clearance/Visas and Passports
  • Tier 5 visa applications
  • Visas under Van der Elst category
  • Representatives of Overseas Businesses

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Personal Immigration – UK

Our personal immigration assistance extends to the following services:

  • Tier 1 (Investor) visa
  • Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) visa
  • Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa
  • Tier 1 (Exceptional talent) visa
  • Tier 4 (General) visa
  • Tier 5 visas including Government Authorised Exchange and Youth Mobility scheme
  • Indefinite Leave to Remain or Permanent Residence
  • British Nationality
  • UK Ancestry
  • Family migration
  • EEA applications
  • Appeals & Judicial Reviews
  • Complex immigration issues
  • Surrogacy matters often coupled with international laws/issues
  • Visit visas

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Global Immigration Services

Hudson McKenzie Global Immigration Services team supports assignees and their families across 150 countries. Being a leader in the global immigration sector, we provide holistic immigration advice and due to of our close relationship with our vendor network in over 150 countries, we are able to assist wherever your assignees are.


  • Work Visas
  • Employment Permits
  • Global Immigration Policies
  • Assessment
  • Consular services

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Immigration Compliance Services

Across the globe, the Governments/authorities of every country are taking a more intensive approach towards immigration compliance and introducing a regime of higher penalties for non-compliance. Inevitably immigration compliance is a top priority to both employers and their foreign national employees.

We realise the importance of companies meeting all aspects of immigration compliance, related laws and regulations. We provide our clients with strategic advice to proactively manage compliance programmes to prevent government immigration controversies throughout the world.

Key areas of focus

  • Evaluation of corporate foreign long-term and short-term assignment programmes
  • Establishing internal procedures to maintain immigration compliance in all jurisdictions
  • A 24/7 case management system to monitor cases, with advance reminders issued for all critical expiration dates in order to ensure proper maintenance of status
  • Centralised management of immigration applications required for global assignments
  • Assessing Corporate Immigration Processes and Risk, formulating Immigration Risk Reports and Solutions
  • Strategic Immigration Planning for Start-up Companies
  • Training for HR teams on visa and immigration regulations

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Immigration Consulting

Our Immigration Lawyers undertake advisory work for companies new to business immigration and provide immigration consultancy for in-house Departments, Entrepreneurs and Businessmen.

We provide bespoke services designed especially for HR individuals. We help companies to standardise immigration policies and ensure that they are fully compliant with the latest immigration regulations.

A successful immigration programme thrives on a clear and well-defined immigration policy. We can fine tune your existing policies or develop an entirely new programme, helping you implement efficient processes, define individual responsibilities and incorporate best practices.

Key Areas

  • Programme Administration
  • Compliance
  • Policy Formulation
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